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Cannes 2009: Adrift, Drag Me To Hell, In The Beginning

At Firstshowing.net, Alex Billington on À Deriva / Adrift (above, with Laura Neiva), screened in the Un Certain Regard sidebar: "I think I stumbled across a big Cannes sleeper hit. From the beaches of Brazil comes Adrift, known as À Deriva in Portuguese, the third film from Brazilian director Heitor Dhalia. I’m going to say right up front — following in the footsteps of City of God director Fernando Meirelles, Dhalia is the next great Brazilian filmmaker on the verge of breaking out. Adrift is his calling card, a gorgeous family drama about a beautiful young girl and her parents. It’s not a masterpiece, but it is definitely one of the better films I’ve seen here that offers so much to fall in love with, whether it be the actors, cinematography, or story." *** In Time, Richard Corliss on director-writer Sam Raimi (above, top photo) and co-writer Ivan Raimi
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Dallas Theater Center to Present In The Beginning Jan. 21 - Feb. 15

Dallas Theater Center, in association with Smu Meadows School of the Arts, presents In the Beginning, an adaptation of the first 10 chapters of the Book of Genesis, featuring the newly announced Dtc acting company, and directed by artistic director Kevin Moriarty. In the Beginning runs Jan. 21-Feb. 15 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. Presenting familiar stories from Genesis - the creation of the world, Adam and Eve in Eden, jealousy and murder among brothers, the world's destruction by water - In the Beginning offers a fresh retelling of age-old tales interspersed with engaging dialogue taken directly from conversations with local community members and respected religious scholars about the text. "In the Beginning does not present a single, definitive interpretation of the stories we find in Genesis," Moriarty says. "Rather, it is a reflection of the conversations we've had with people of faith throughout our community about the text and the personal
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